JUMLA, April 1: Of the total then 26 VDCs in Humla district, Haanku has recorded the highest number of child marriages in the last fiscal year.

MALEKHU, March 18: With the rise in the demand for meat products in the market, locals of Chainpur have now advanced the concept of goat source centre.

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: The government has decided to provide a monthly incentive of 50 percent of their salary to village development committee secretaries across the country.

KATHMANDU, Feb 14:   The government has decided to provide village development committee (VDC) secretaries a monthly incentive of the 50 percent of their salary across the country.

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: The demand of Village Development Committee (VDC) secretaries to provide them an additional incentive of up to 50 percent of their monthly salary is likely to come into effect soon.

KATHMANDU, Feb 3: As the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) is gearing up its effort to distribute the second tranche of reconstruction grants to the earthquake victims in the 14 most-affected districts, Village Development Committee (VDC) secretaries across the country have halted their works from Thursday.

BAITADI, Jan 23: A campaign has been launched to rid Haat VDC of Baitadi off child marriage practices.

RAJBIRAJ, Jan 18: Bindulal Chaudhari, secretary of Manraja VDC of Saptari district, disappeared for around four months with the VDC’s social allowance budget of Rs 2.2 million. His disappearance forced locals to seek his whereabouts and a delegation reached out to District Development Committee (DDC) with the complaint. DDC looked out for him but failed to locate.

RAJBIRAJ, Dec 29: Govindapur has been declared the first child marriage free VDC in Saptari district amid a program held here on Wednesday.

FALEBAS (Parbat), Dec 23: The only model VDC of Parbat, Thapathana, has been declared a fully-immunized, fully-literate and electricity accessible VDC.

DOTI, Dec 18: A secretary in Doti remains unaccounted for after fleeing with millions of rupees allocated for two village development committees.

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: The Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development has on Sunday directed the VDC secretaries of the 14 districts highly affected by the earthquake to limit themselves to their respective work stations.

BAJURA, NOV 7: All nine wards of Koti VDC of Bajura have been facing the shortage of drinking water for years.

VDC secys upset by I/NGOs non-cooperation

September 17, 2016 00:10 am

GORKHA, Sept 17: Village Development Committee (VDC) secretaries in various parts of Gorkha are unaware about the activities being carried out by I/NGOs.

LALITPUR, July 19: When Imadol of Lalitpur district was converted into municipality about two years ago, Aayush Bhandari, a local, was very hopeful of speedy development in the area.

BANKE (Holiya), July 8: After flood warning sirens went off, Munijar Yadav, a local of Tepari village of Holiya VDC in Banke district could not sleep Monday night.

KALAIYA (Bara), July 5: A former Village Development Committee (VDC) chairman in Bara was arrested from the district on Tuesday on a murder charge.

GORKHA, July 1: Around 200 households of Kerauja VDC in Gorkha district have been displaced after their settlements were threatened by landslides triggered by heavy rains this week. The VDC, which lies in northern part of the district, is located at an altitude of 2,300 meters. It takes two days on foot to reach Kerauja from the district headquarters.

KATHMANDU, June 30: The Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development on Wednesday deputed 58 section officers as VDC secretaries in the 11districts worst hit by the earthquakes of last year.